We are looking for a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner to support the Wellbeing service across Midlothian. The Wellbeing service offers person centred, holistic support for people with or at higher risk of long term conditions. The Health and Wellbeing practitioners work in small teams based across GP practices in Midlothian to support a holistic supported self-management service for people with long term condition(s) and support the development of peer support within the service.
The main purpose of this role would be to :
Do you have a proven record of delivering services to people with physical and mental health problems who experience significant psychosocial barriers? Do you have excellent group work skills? Are you able to manage multiple tasks? If you do, then we would like to hear from you!
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details.
Exciting times! get2gether has been operational for just over seven years and we believe we’ve achieved a lot – we organise social opportunities for adults with disabilities in Edinburgh, our membership is growing and we’ve been doing innovative research into self determination thanks to continuing funding from the National Lottery and Scottish Government.
Get2gether has developed a course based on Lifestyle Management and we now want to run this course in other organisations to evaluate its effect on adults with disabilities.
As the Project and Development Officer, you will be working with the existing course and coaching peer mentors
The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent research, planning, networking and communication skills as well as practical experience in group work with adults with disabilities.